The Five Minute Photoshop Rule - Interactive Photoshop
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Learn only what you need. Take advantage of 30+ designs ideas easy to follow along with in less then five minutes videos
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Created by Freedom Portis
Last updated 10/2013
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Master Photoshop Effects With Basic Skills
  • Maneuver Through Photoshop Without The Headache
  • Get In And Get It Done Quickly
  • Over 30 New Easy To Follow Along Designs
  • Create Stunning Images In Less Then Five Minutes
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  • Photoshop
  • CS5, CS6
  • Computer

Photoshop is a massive program with a lot to learn. We have cut the fat and just left you the meat. In this course we have structured the course to swing you directly to the section that delivers results. Don't feel bad by going directly to SECTION 5: Interactive Projects For Daily Use. 

Assessable from your mobile device you can load up the the lectures and follow along with the exercise files we provide. The great thing about the course is you will be able to download the photoshop files and see directly on your computer how every interactive file has been structured. 

You will have the power to pause us and interact with everything you will learn in this course step-by-step. 

By skipping to SECTION 5: "Interactive Projects For Daily Use" You can master all the designs all in one day. As a matter of fact you can take a long lunch break and take it all in in 2.5 Hours. 

We will be adding new design ideas to the course weekly to keep you fresh and creative! Facebook and Instagram better watch out because you images will POP off the screen and right into your friends lap! Just an idea.... You friends might become your clients once you learn how to quickly add great effect to your images that the pros use all over the world. 

Who is using Photoshop daily? 

  • Animators
  • Architects
  • Astronomers
  • People Who Want To Be Notice Online
  • Commercial Printers
  • Fashion Designers
  • Film and Video Pros
  • People Who Take ACTION 
  • Fine Art Photographers
  • Everyday Photographers
  • Instagram Rock Stars
  • Everyday FaceBook Users
  • Web Designers
  • Now You

Adobe Says:

Web Developers 

Web designers count on Photoshop Extended to help them enhance the photos and create the backgrounds, buttons, and 3D artwork that deliver just the right look for each client’s site.

Fine Art Photographers

With an image-editing toolset that offers unlimited possibilities for creative expression, Photoshop appeals to fine artists who use photography to express their unique perceptions and visions.

Fashion Designers

From humble logo tees to outré runway togs, fashion designs often get their start in Photoshop. Bring in a sketch, adjust line and drape, play with color and texture — and create tomorrow’s must-have looks.

Read More Here 

This course will bridge the gap between the introduction of knowing how to use the tools the pros use and doing what everyone else is doing. 

You have been looking for a gateway to greatness and now you have found the best examples the web has to offer. There will be more advanced courses to come, this course will give you a one up on all the procrastinators. 

I started using Photoshop on version  CS4 and I felt so left behind. Now that we are at CS6 I am so glad I got in the game when I did. ITS NEVER TOO LATE! Look up on YouTube "Girl Takes a Terrible Fall During a Race" for a extra push to get started :-) 


Who is the target audience?
  • Beginners
  • New To Photo Editing
  • Mastering Photoshop Quickly
  • Learning Without The Curve
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Curriculum For This Course
34 Lectures
Understanding The Tools
5 Lectures 22:34
Welcome to the course! 
Preview 02:06

 Photoshop is big on selecting we will show you how to select in Photoshop correctly.
Selection Tools

      •  In this lecture we will show you how to use the paint tools effectively.

Preview 05:22

 In this lecture we will show you all about vector tools in Photoshop.
Vector Tools

 We will break down the navigation tools in Photoshop in this lecture.
Preview 05:00
Understanding Windows In Photoshop
2 Lectures 05:55
Have you ever been curious what windows are in Photoshop?
Preview 04:14

 Installing a window in Photoshop has never been so easy.
How To Install New Windows
The Basics
4 Lectures 17:40
 Is very important that you understand some key elements to the preference pane in Photoshop.
Preferences That Pay

 Shortcuts are designed to help you with your workflow in Photoshop. We are excited to show you some cool winning shortcuts.
Winning Shortcuts Keys

 There's several different methods to adding text in Photoshop lets breakdown a few.
Preview 05:35

 There are several different ways to starting with a new image in Photoshop. These two methods will be all you need.
Adding Images The Easy Way
Layers Are Key Players
4 Lectures 18:40
 Layers are very important Photoshop lets talk about a few different layers.
Exploring The Layers Panel

 Grouping layers in Photoshop is very important to be able to have a clean workspace.
Preview 04:52

 Searching  and filters are very key element to Photoshop.
Preview 04:52

      •  Layer comps are a way to show different renditions to what you have going on.

Using Layer Comps Effectively
Interactive Projects For Daily Use
19 Lectures 01:09:18
Section :5 Overview

In this lecture will be breaking down how to add an extra element to your images to give the illusion of motion. This is a great tutorial to bring your images alive. 
Adding Motion to an Image

Sometime or another you will come to a point to a point you cannot edit an image in Photoshop due to "index". In this lecture we will teach you how to overcome that hurdle. We have provided a .gif image for you to practice with  follow along and converted to an RGB image.
Preview 02:23

HD Photoshop CS6 Tutorial showing how to use the Refine Edge, the Refine Radius tool, Edge Detection & the QUICK SELECTION tool! I added more images where you can practice this with all kinds of hair styles :-) 
Preview 02:54

In this tutorial we will talk about how to extend a subject using Photoshop. This tutorial is great for extending animals, buildings anything you desire in photoshop. We have also provided the image for you to practice and follow along. 
Content aware move tool (Extend)

In this tutorial we will be actually making a racing track longer and creating into winner.
How To Use: Content aware move Tool (Part 2) (Move)

In this tutorial you will learn a key piece of information on how to make your app on Facebook stand up and stand out! We have added a blank psd file and the youtube image we made in the video! 
Add Social Media Icon Image for Facebook

Sometimes around the web you will see the leading brands and big names have images inside of the circle. In this lecture we are going to show you how to use what is called the clipping mask and Photoshop. As always to make it easy for you we start you off with a few layers of the clipping mask we show in the example. 
Preview 04:50

This will be a easy 3 step process to smooth skin and move with speed to get the job done! 
Preview 04:32

In this lecture I will teach you how to place a basic overlay in the back of your image in five minutes. 
Change only the Background of your Image

This is the best way to resize really quickly! Be sure to download and give it a shot yourself.
Resize Quickly

Have you ever had a bunch of photos that you needed to resize it one time? In this lecture I am going to show you how to create a script in Photoshop to have Photoshop do all the work for you. After you learn this chick right here you will be able to set Photoshop go make a sandwich and come back in the work will be complete. Be sure to take advantage of the awesome stock photography in the downloads. 
Batch resize a bunch of images

Have you ever needed to remove one color from an image? In this tutorial I'm going to show you the most effective way. You can visit to see the difference between the before and after. Let me know what you think.
Preview 02:03

Have you ever used that real popular application call pic stitch? Well in this lecture I'm going to show you exactly how to do that in Photoshop. 
How to make a Pic Stitch using Photoshop

Trying to find the perfect blending option in Photoshop can be a very hard task. This is the best way to find what you are looking for quickly. 
Preview 02:54

This is the best way to keep the work flow moving and select all the right test layers and styles. 
Preview 01:43

This is an easy way to stretch the background of any image, give it a try and let me know how you did. Thanks =)
Preview 02:20

This is how you cut out an image using a stroke. 
Preview 05:24

GuideGuide is an awesome tool that will help you line everything up in a quick snap shot. This free too is such an awesome time savor that will help you move quickly through your daily task =)

Preview 04:16
About the Instructor
Freedom Portis
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Web developer doing awesome things online!

I am a Gemini and what they say is true- Gemini's do have split personalities. For me, one of my personalities is good and the other is better. I am a web developer by day and graphic designer by night.

Coffee and serious dedication have kept me going over the past few years. I am always looking to learn more and more. I am constantly sharpening and developing my skills by using tools like Udemy. You can always learn from others in your field. That’s why a website like Udemy has been needed for a very long time. It’s useful for connecting with other people who share your skill and learning from them.

Be aware of all of the resources out there that can help you with your skill and don’t be afraid to try something new. I learned a lot on Udemy but once I took the leap of faith to use Dreamweaver I haven’t looked back. Now I don’t have to write too much code because the program does a lot of the work for me. As for Photoshop, I learnt 95 per cent of my skills from Udemy.